NEW YORK--(Valuation Research Group (VRG) was named the Valuation Firm of the Year by merger industry professionals. VRG accepted the International M&A Advisor Award at the 2012 International M&A Awards & Summit in New York on October 10th.)--
“We’re pleased that our valuation support for mergers and acquisitions on an international basis for our clients has been recognized by the leading M&A deal professionals and the M&A Advisor”
The International M&A Advisor Awards recognize the leading firms, deal teams and deal-makers whose activities set the standard for cross-border transactions. This year, 228 nominees representing over 400 companies were finalists for the awards. Award recipients were determined by an independent judging committee of 14 cross-border industry experts from the largest private equity, accounting and law firms. Winners of the 4th Annual International M&A Awards can be found here.
VRG was selected as “Valuation Firm of the Year” from among four finalists, and was awarded this recognition over the valuation practice groups of Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and Houlihan Lokey.
“We’re pleased that our valuation support for mergers and acquisitions on an international basis for our clients has been recognized by the leading M&A deal professionals and the M&A Advisor,” said Ray Weisner, managing director of VRC. “Our global team of over 750 experienced valuation professionals, serving over 60 countries, has extensive local market knowledge, financial and regulatory reporting experience, and in-country tax expertise.”
The judging panel, and their respective private equity, accounting and law firms, included James E. Abbott, Seward & Kissel, LLP; Marcio Baptista, Tozzini Freire Advogados; John Bittner, Grant Thornton, LLP; Laura Brank, Dechert Russia LLC; James Ewing, Foley & Lardner LLP; Brendan Gilmartin, McGladrey LLP; Steven Goldberg, Baker & Hostetler LLP; Stephan Hartman, Apollo; Tanya Marvin-Horowitz, Allegiance Capital Corp.; John Mathis, Harbor View Advisors, LLC; Shirish Nimgaonkar, C. W. Downer & Co.; Jospeh O’Donnell, Investigative Management Group; Selig Sacks, Foley & Lardner LLP; Gligor Tashkovich, Republic of Macedonia.
VRG is an international valuation practice that furnishes expert and independent opinions of value for solvency, fairness, business enterprises, intangible assets, capital stock, equity interests, real estate, and fixed assets. VRG has a global network of over 750 professionals and dozens of offices throughout continental Europe and the United Kingdom, Brazil, China, Mexico, Canada, Argentina, Australia, and the United States. The U.S. practice operates as Valuation Research Corporation (VRC).